Agriculture Forestry Fishing and Hunting Statistics

Last Updated on: May 27th, 2023

Agriculture Forestry Fishing and Hunting Statistics

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Here is a collection of some of the most interesting Agriculture Forestry Fishing and Hunting Statistics and Fun Facts I have stumbled across in my internet travels. These posts cover both the industry and individual companies.

Agriculture Forestry Fishing and Hunting Fun Facts

  1. The world’s largest fruit is the jackfruit, which can weigh up to 100 pounds and grow up to three feet long.
  2. The world’s oldest known living tree is a 9,550-year-old spruce tree named Methuselah, which is located in California’s White Mountains.
  3. The tallest crop in the world is the bamboo, which can grow up to 91 feet tall.
  4. The world’s most widely grown crop is corn, followed by wheat and rice.
  5. The practice of using manure as fertilizer dates back to the ancient Greeks and Romans.
  6. Apples are a member of the rose family, along with other fruits such as cherries, peaches, and plums.
  7. Honeybees are the only insect that produces food that humans eat.
  8. In the US, California is the leading agricultural state, producing over 400 different crops.
  9. A single acre of soybeans can produce over 80,000 crayons.
  10. The world’s largest pumpkin on record weighed 2,624 pounds and was grown by a farmer in Belgium.

Specific Agriculture Forestry Fishing and Hunting Statistics Pages

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